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April 18th, 2018 - 5:03 pm § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

New poll finds race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke “too close to call”

Texas Tribune— A new poll released Wednesday suggests the U.S. Senate race between U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke is far more competitive than many political observers have initially thought. The poll from Quinnipiac University shows the two men in a dead heat: 47 perce[...]

April 18th, 2018 - 3:44 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP legislators punish Memphis for removing symbols of rebellion, slavery, racism, and lynchings.

“Hateful, unkind, un-Christian, and unfair,” is how Memphis legislators describe a bill passed by Tennessee’s GOP-majority legislature stripping funding from the city’s upcoming bicentennial celebration in retaliation for removing statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford[...]